Category: Spiritual Life

Psalm of Praise: A Meditation

By Elrena Evans Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary;     praise him in his mighty heavens. Praise him for his acts of power;     praise him for his surpassing greatness. Praise him with the sounding...

The Subversion of Advent

By Al Tizon How can a baby born during oppressed times in impoverished conditions save the world? It can't, unless that baby is Emmanuel, God With Us! The anticipation of the birth of Emmanuel...

Prayer of Confession

By Martin Luther King, Jr. Thou Eternal God, out of whose absolute power and infinite intelligence the whole universe has come into being, we humbly confess that we have not loved thee with our...

Do We Need a Day of Rest?

By Christine Aroney-Sine Editor's Note: For the month of August, ESA will be taking sabbath hours for half the day every Friday. As we strive to incorporate the rhythms of rest into our work,...

Thursday Morning Sabbath

By Elrena Evans The year my eldest child started middle school, I looked at our family calendar and realized we were going to have a problem. With five children and multiple schools now in...